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Opioid Crisis: Employment Key to Recovery

By Dave Adkisson Kentucky’s business community has become acutely aware over the past year that the state’s opioid epidemic is more than a public health issue. It has become a serious work force issue , and employers are feeling its impact firsthand. As businesses struggle to find and retain workers, the opioid crisis is making their challenges even greater. The Kentucky Chamber, in a 2017 report, took a deep

Sullivan University assistant program receives accreditation boost

The Sullivan University Physician Assistant Program–which was founded just four years ago–has received a major accreditation boost. The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Sullivan University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Sullivan University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys

Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2017.  The new Members (Partners) include: Amy Baker – Atlanta office – Real Estate & Banking Service Group Baker’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions and secured lending.  Her practice includes the representation of national,

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Meet Nick Cooper, executive director and administrator for Masonic Home of Louisville

Corner Office: Meet Nick Cooper, executive director and administrator for Masonic Home of Louisville FAST FACTS Hometown Louisville Family My wife (Bobbi Jo) and kids (Halle and Conley) Hobbies Dancing and playing with the kiddos…which often involves dancing. Favorite daytime beverage Coffee   Medical News: What’s one thing that really piqued your interest in healthcare? Nick Cooper:

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Training the next generation of pharmacists

Like many institutions, Colleges of Pharmacy are constantly adapting their curriculum to meet the changing needs and demands of the industry. As the healthcare landscape continues to change, the role of the pharmacist continues to evolve. Colleges are working to stay ahead of this change in order to help train professionals, so they can succeed in their careers. Medical News recently talked with Cindy Stowe,

KMA Special Supplement

Special issue for KMA members

A Letter from KMA Five years later, the benefits of strategic planning are evident to KMA’s newest employee. As Communications Director for the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA), I’d like to welcome you to this special supplement to Medical News. Being relatively new to the Association, working to put together these articles was a learning experience, as

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